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52 years ago
52 years ago
RE: 1974 20" Ferguson 3C03; Thorn 4000 ; Super Rare

Posted by: @the_teleman I think I have a couple of parts for this chassis somewhere I know one is a transformer it not a 100% what part of the circuit it’s from might be horizontal output when I can ...

In forum Colour Television

2 weeks ago
Salora Donations

I would just like to make public my thanks to forum member @rbmt20a Oliver kindly contacted to donate a whole raft of Salora service data. If that wasn't enough, refusing reimbursement for the conside...

In forum Service Data

2 weeks ago
RE: 1974 20" Ferguson 3C03; Thorn 4000 ; Super Rare

Posted by: @irob2345 For the vertical module, most of the thick film units and the two output transistors can be replaced by a single LM1875.The vertical OP is just a power op amp with current feedba...

In forum Colour Television

3 weeks ago
52 years ago
RE: 1975 HMV 2726 Coloumaster; Thorn 4000

@crustytv All is not lost as I have a spare frame board. I mentioned it in earlier post. Just want to visually check the one in the set I've got before letting it go.

In forum Colour Television

3 weeks ago
RE: 1974 HMV 2726 Coloumaster; Thorn 4000

There's a space ! ......... For something special, the journey to collect begins in a few hours.Attachment : space.jpg

In forum Colour Television

3 weeks ago
RE: KB Royal Star; PVP20

I've spent some more time on this set tonight. After the shock of Mike's (Crackle) death I decided that it was time to finish the odd bits that needed doing. One of those was noisy tuner contacts. Thi...

In forum Black & White Television

4 weeks ago
1974 HMV 2726 Coloumaster; Thorn 4000

Not the mythical 4K set I was promised time and time again over the past 3-4 years, which I'd never actually seen and which looked likely never to come to fruition. But, finally, after all these years...

In forum Colour Television

4 weeks ago
RE: Rank Bush Murphy TV IF Sweep and Marker Generator 12050

The September and October 1960 PT in the library have some details of using a sweep gen. Probably other issues as well but that was the first if found. In the system in PT the x time base of the scope...

In forum Test Equipment

1 month ago
RE: HeathKit IT-5235 Yoke & Flyback (LOPT) tester

Posted by: @cathovisor ou didn't fall for the old trick of not noticing they were supplied in multiples of ten, did you?!Yes, spot on, felt like a right 🤡

In forum Test Equipment

1 month ago
RE: New addition, Baird M708

Hi Chris, thanks for the info . It's the mains fuse behind the main connector that blew because of the shorted mains filter cap . Regarding the stray wire , Ken's son told me that he last used it in 1...

In forum Colour Television

1 month ago
Granada Television Rental Paperwork

Here's a look at the past, in the form of a set of Granada Television Rental agreements and payment booklets. They start at 1973 and end at 1981. Interesting observations, the chap seemed to keep with...

In forum Trade Talk

2 months ago
RE: FaceBook Down

I have avoided Facebook et al from the off. Unfortunately, it is on the way to world domination and governments will be limited in the power that they can exert other than Chinese-style where all thin...

In forum The Coffee Lounge (Private)

2 months ago
RE: Trade Shop Signs

I added a further Trade shop sign to what's now becoming my TV museum and workshop. Accompanying the Telefusion and Ferguson to represent my interest in continentals, now a Grundig sign.Attachment...

In forum Trade Talk

2 months ago
52 years ago
52 years ago
RE: Dynatron CTV29 TV

Hi, There were two versions of the CTV29 produced. One was 1974 and used the PYE 733 chassis, the other was a CTV29/5 produced in 1975 and used the PYE 744 chassis. As for the smoke, presume nothing, ...

In forum Colour Television

2 months ago
RE: Integrated Circuits Reference Book

Thanks for all the input chaps, I've now managed to find a couple of what appear to be suitable books. The first is a huge Philips IC reference book from 1980 for television and VCR ICs. The second is...

In forum Items for Sale, Wanted, Swaps or F.O.C.

2 months ago
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